Opportunistic Infections and Risk Factors Quiz
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Opportunistic Infections and Risk Factors Quiz

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Which group of patients is at increased risk for antibiotic-associated diarrhea, also called pseudomembranous colitis?

Patients on a prolonged course of broad-spectrum antibiotics

Which infection are patients with measles at increased risk of developing?

Secondary bacterial infections

Which patients are prone to develop various opportunistic infections including aspergillosis?

Patients on prolonged systemic corticosteroid therapy

Patients with which condition are more prone to develop secondary bacterial infections with S. aureus, S. pneumoniae, and H. influenzae?

<p>Influenza</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following clinical conditions is characterized by profound immunosuppression and is prone to various opportunistic infections?

<p>Organ transplantation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the risk factors for developing opportunistic infections in diabetes mellitus patients?

<p>Defective cell-mediated immunity</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of infection is common in diabetic ketoacidosis?

<p>Rhinocerebral mucormycosis</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the most important clinical condition that is prone for acquiring opportunistic infections according to the text?

<p>HIV/AIDS</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following conditions can lead to increased risk of infections in diabetic patients?

<p>Defective cell-mediated immunity</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which clinical condition is prone for acquiring infections owing to poor vascularity according to the text?

<p>Diabetes mellitus</p> Signup and view all the answers

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